Updated: Feb 28
You just can't beat sharing a drink with friends in the harbor at the end of another perfect day. Add the excitement and anticipation of the elusive green flash when the sun dips below the western horizon and you'll experience one of the great pleasures of life on the water. This scene doesn't end, however, when our brightest star is gone from sight. It continues to be played out westward at the ”Captain’s Locker” as sailors salute the setting sun, with glass in hand. For centuries, the close of day has been reverently acknowledged by sailors.